Oak Park police reported that a pair of phony contractors made off with two diamond rings and credit cards on April 18 in the 600 block of S. Lyman. Police said a 65-year-old homeowner flagged down the men, who were reportedly driving through his alley in a red late-model pickup marked with white writing.
Oak Park police reported a series of auto burglaries overnight April 13-14. A bag containing a breast pump kit and gym bag with clothes and women's shoes was removed from an unlocked Hyundai parked in the 200 block of Elmwood Avenue.
Oak Park Police have arrested two men in connection with the June 2012 shooting death of a Chicago man that occurred in Oak Park, a crime that police believe was done in retaliation to a prior altercation between the shooter and the victim.